URC and CanRC hold concurrent classis meetings

Classis Central US (URCNA) and Classis Manitoba (CanRC) met in Sioux Falls, SD, on April 3 & 4, 2017, marking the first time the two federations held classis meetings concurrently. Delegates from both classes had the privilege of the floor during joint sessions, but did not vote on items of the other classis. Federational-specific matters … Continue reading URC and CanRC hold concurrent classis meetings

Rev. Jeff DeBoer examined at Classis Central US

When Classis Central US met on September 12 & 13, 2016, a significant item on the agenda was the colloquium doctum for Rev. Jeff De Boer. But before that conversation began, a question was raised regarding its necessity. A little background helps explain Rev. De Boer’s path to that moment. A 2000 graduate from Mid-America … Continue reading Rev. Jeff DeBoer examined at Classis Central US

Second man called to teach full-time at Divine Hope Reformed Bible Seminary

  When Classis Central US of the URCNA convened on September 15, 2014, the primary item on the agenda was the colloquium doctum of Rev. Ken Anema, who served Messiah’s Independent Reformed Church in Holland, MI, for almost 21 years and recently began teaching inmates through Divine Hope Reformed Bible Seminary. A requirement for that … Continue reading Second man called to teach full-time at Divine Hope Reformed Bible Seminary

URCNA Classis Central US: Sets up church planting advisory committee

From a cloudless sky, the sun shone on the extensive and freshly mown lawn of Covenant Reformed Church when Classis Central met in Kansas City, MO, on April 10-11, 2012. The Classis agenda was rather light and became even lighter as one overture for possible consideration was not taken up and an overture to establish … Continue reading URCNA Classis Central US: Sets up church planting advisory committee

URCNA Classis Central sustains candidate, passes songbook overtures

When Classis Central US met at Covenant Reformed Church in Pella, IA, on September 12 & 13, 2011, its agenda and atmosphere were lighter than recent meetings. Business included finishing a candidacy examination and dealing with a four overtures, three dealing with a federational songbook. On Monday evening, Classis conducted the biblical exegesis portion of … Continue reading URCNA Classis Central sustains candidate, passes songbook overtures